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Max Lewontin

Biography

Max Lewontin is a PhD candidate in history. His research interests include social movements, Black internationalism, the twentieth-century Caribbean, and labor history. His dissertation explores Black Power as a transnational movement spanning across the circum-Caribbean in the 1960s and 1970s, shaped by the mobility of people, ideas, and iconography.

Before coming to Northwestern, Max worked as a reporter for the Christian Science Monitor, the Chronicle of Higher Education and other publications. He holds a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University and an M.A. in History from King’s College London.

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